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Suicide mortality in NSW: clients of mental health services.
This article examines suicide by clients of mental health services in NSW. Since April1992 the Mental Health Branch of the NSW Health Department has operated an incident monitoring system which requires all public mental ...
Suicide in New South Wales: the NSW suicide data report.
The NSW Suicide Prevention Strategy has identified suicide prevention as a high priority for government and the community. Death by suicide is a relatively uncommon event; however, more people in NSW now die from suicide ...
Suicide attempts in NSW: associated mortality and morbidity.
This article is the fifth in a series on suicide in New South Wales by the Mental Health Epidemiology Group. Its aim is to provide a quantitative account of suicide attempts and the associated mortality and morbidity in ...
Suicide mortality in NSW: an introduction to clinical audits.
This article is an introduction to the use of clinical audit to identify possible preventive approaches to suicide. We examine the ethical issues, techniques and feasibility of this method for collecting information on ...
Suicide mortality in NSW: geographic variation.
This is the first of a series of articles on the epidemiology of suicide in NSW. We examine pooled suicide mortality data for Area and District Health Services from the time of the introduction of the ICD9-CM cause of death ...
Admission rates as an indicator of the prevalence of severe asthma in the community
BACKGROUND: A reliable indicator of the prevalence of severe asthma in the community is needed to monitor population-based asthma control strategies. We examined the potential use of asthma admissions to hospital as such ...